Things to do…



Events Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. Pruning Practicum: Rejuvenation Saturday, March 15, 9 – 11 a.m. Improve the look and health of your landscape. Learn how to maintain a natural appearance of your shrubs by observing a practiced expert- or borrow a pruning tool and get some hands-on experience if you wish! $15/$10 members, reservation […]

BLASST is running contest for 2008 celebration theme



Editor: Here is a little idea to get you out of the winter blues. BLASST is running a contest for this year’s theme for the third/fourth of July celebration. It has to be 4-10 word sor numbers so it can fiton the T-shirt after all. It will be the theme of the boat parade as well. Last year the theme […]

Writer says village is ignoring concerns about development



Editor: Buckeye Lake’s Board of Zoning Appeals meeting Tuesday March 4, was sparsely attended, but spawned a few issues that created contentious atmosphere: ISSUE ONE: Slocum Road water issues were discussed and Mayor Frank Foster continues to maintain the flooding has not been created by the Epcon developer in spite of being told on February 6 that three people who […]

Writer thankful for friends



Editor: Friends are the sunshine of life. Thanks to all of ou for the flowers, cards, prayers and support. I’m on the road to recovery because of you all. Bev Hulls South Bank

Writer says council member needs to cleanup email list



Editor: Someone forwarded an email to me on February 29 that came from Buckeye Lake Council Member Shelly (Scwartz, Swick) Small. The subject of the email was “Seven Kinds of Sex.” Shelly’s email had a long list of recipients including Kevin Wood of ME Engineering. I recognized the email address since he’s the engineer that the village hired to put […]

Writer responds to Bowling Green ‘watchdog’



Editor: I am writing in response to a March 1 Letter to the Editor regarding Bowling Green Township, in which two of our longterm township trustees were accused of various improprieties. There are two sides to every story, and I would like to address some of Mr. Kern’s concerns. Our trustees take their positions very seriously. They understand that as […]

Bowling Green ‘watchdog’ questions pay inequity



Editor: First off, let me say that I am very humbled and grateful for all of the positive feedback via email, phone calls and personal contact. It sure makes it worth all of the time and effort, if you know people are starting to take notice and get more involved with our local politics and happenings. I would like to […]

School lunches



School lunch menus for the week of March 10. Glenford/Somerset/ Thornville Elementary Monday: Hot dog, tator tots, and choice of fruit. Tuesday: Chicken tenders, green beans, choice of fruit, and cookie. Wednesday: Roasted turkey, whipped potatoes, cherry cheese cake, and roll & butter. Thursday: Chili soup w/ crackers, toasted cheese sandwich, fresh vegetable, and choice of fruit. Friday: Pepperoni pizza, […]

Alicia Diane Dupler



A memorial service for Alicia Diane Dupler, 43, of Thornville, was held March 1, 2008, at Grace Lutheran Church, Thornville, with Pastor Doug Lynn officiating. Alicia entered eternal peace Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at the Pickering House, Lancaster. She was born March 7, 1964, in Columbus, to Ken and Rita (Ebright) Mathews. She was a member of 4-H and participated […]

Terry Lee Swinehart



Services for Terry Lee Swinehart, 59, of Roseville, were held Feb. 29, 2008, at Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset, with the Rev. Diane Berger and Pastor Cordelia Burpee officiating. At Terry’s request, there was a caring cremation. Terry died at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Select Specialty Hospital, Zanesville. Terry was born May 2, 1948, in Newark, the son […]


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